Tag Archives: character death

Three Girls Lost

One of my favorite vintage romance plot lines I collect is, “small town girl moves to big city.”  I prefer my novels to have a heroine who moves to a big city to pursue a career such as dancer, artist, … Continue reading

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Six Days

I have decided:  a literary blog that aims to celebrate 1920s and early 1930s romance novels simply must cover Elinor Glyn.  To neglect Elinor Glyn would be criminal.  I plan to remedy this blog’s lack of Glyn with Six Days, … Continue reading

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Rehearsal for Love

“It was like fourteen mornings after.” Back in undergrad, one of my favorite local events was the Tompkins County Friends of the Library Book Sale.  It’s held twice yearly in a massive warehouse, and there is usually a line to get … Continue reading

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The Good Bad Girl

This is my copy of The Good Bad Girl, by Winifred Van Duzer.  It’s a 1926 first edition, and was given as a Christmas present to “Borghild” on December 25, 1926.  There is even a 1926 Merry Christmas stamp pasted … Continue reading

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